Nature, Botanicals, Animals

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SOUND OF THE SEA: SEASHELLS AND THE FATE OF THE OCEANS

Written by Barnett, Cynthia
Seashells have been the most coveted and collected of nature's creations since the dawn of humanity. They were money before coins, jewelry before gems, art before canvas.
July 6, 2021 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 432 Pages |
$27.95
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HUMMINGBIRDS' GIFT: WONDER, BEAUTY, AND RENEWAL ON WINGS

Written by Montgomery, Sy
From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of the "fascinating...entertaining" (The Daily Beast) National Book Award finalist The Soul of an Octopus, a charmingly perfect gem of a book about the most exquisite and extraordinary of winged creatures--hummingbirds. As one of the most beautiful and intriguing birds found
May 4, 2021 | Hardcover | Atria Books |
$20.00
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ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL: THE WARM AND JOYFUL MEMOIRS OF THE WORLD'S MOST BELOVED ANIMAL DOCTOR

Written by Herriot, James
A tie-in to the PBS Masterpiece series and Christmas special.
December 29, 2020 | Paperback | St. Martin's Griffin | 448 Pages |
$16.99
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ELOQUENCE OF THE SARDINE: EXTRAORDINARY ENCOUNTERS BENEATH THE SEA

Written by François, Bill
If we were able to listen under water, what would we hear? What would we learn?
August 17, 2021 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press | 192 Pages |
$26.99
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OWLS OF THE EASTERN ICE: A QUEST TO FIND AND SAVE THE WORLD'S LARGEST OWL

Written by Slaght, Jonathan C
A New York Times Notable Book of 2020Longlisted for the National Book AwardWinner of the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award and the Minnesota Book Award for General NonfictionA Finalist for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year AwardWinner of the Peace Corps Worldwide Special Book Award
June 1, 2021 | Paperback | Picador USA | 368 Pages |
$18.00
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ART OF PATIENCE: SEEKING THE SNOW LEOPARD IN TIBET

Written by Tesson, Sylvain
A journey in search of one of the most elusive creatures on the planet Adventurer Sylvain Tesson has led a restless life, riding across Central Asia on horseback, freeclimbing the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame, and traversing the Himalayas by foot.
July 13, 2021 | Hardcover | Penguin Press |
$26.00
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ISLANDS OF ABANDONMENT: NATURE REBOUNDING IN THE POST-HUMAN LANDSCAPE

Written by Flyn, Cal
A beautiful, lyrical exploration of the places where nature is flourishing in our absence [Flyn] captures the dread, sadness, and wonder of beholding the results of humanity's destructive impulse, and she arrives at a new appreciation of life, 'all the stranger and more valuable for its resilence.' --The New Yorker Some of the only truly feral cattle in the world wander
June 1, 2021 | Hardcover | Viking |
$27.00
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PLANTS OF THE QUR'AN: HISTORY & CULTURE

Written by Ghazanfar, Shahina A
Plants of the Qur-an is the first book to examine the flora mentioned in this major religious text, illustrated with fifty vivid new paintings. The Qur'an is one of the world's foundational religious texts, a source of wisdom and spiritual guidance to the 1.8 billion adherents of Islam worldwide.
August 31, 2021 | Hardcover | Royal Botanic Gardens Kew | 192 Pages |
$35.00
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ROOTS TO SEEDS: 400 YEARS OF OXFORD BOTANY

Written by Harris, Stephen A
Since 1621 and the foundation of the Oxford Botanic Garden, Oxford has been home to an outstanding collection of plant specimens, botanical illustrations, and rare books on plant classification, collecting, and plant biology. These archives, and the living plants in the Botanic Garden, are integral to the study of botany at the University.
July 22, 2021 | Hardcover | Bodleian Library | 224 Pages |
$60.00
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CHERRY

Written by Newman, Mary
Ripe, sensuous, irresistible: the cherry tree and its stunning blossoms conjure up many literal, metaphorical, and visceral sensations. We enjoy cherry picking, a cherry on top, and even, on occasion, losing one's cherry. Cherries have been consumed since prehistoric times, reaching great popularity among the ancient Romans.
May 6, 2021 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books | 208 Pages |
$27.00

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